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by u23b
Tue Apr 08, 2008 8:42 am
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: Claim HMAS Sydney wreck found
Replies: 14
Views: 13068

Re: Claim HMAS Sydney wreck found

Here are a few pics of the HMAS Sydney.

http://www.reuters.com/article/worldNew ... 2420080404

eric
by u23b
Wed Oct 10, 2007 9:03 am
Forum: Books, Video & Other Media
Topic: Ken Burns " THE WAR"
Replies: 0
Views: 4075

Ken Burns " THE WAR"

I got to see most of THE WAR on American Public Broadcasting... Much of the footage was color film Guadalcanal was prominently mentioned Almost to much to try and take in.... One of the women interviewed was a civilian interned in Manila for 3+ years. One of the POW's interviewed was a Bataan death ...
by u23b
Mon Jun 11, 2007 9:07 am
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: Jaluit Devastators.
Replies: 3
Views: 4999

Once they pin down Amelia to Gardner Island, I think TIGHAR will make this next on the list

http://www.tighar.org/Projects/Devastator/tosave.htm

eric
by u23b
Mon Mar 05, 2007 2:31 pm
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: C-87 Crash at Canton Island, Phoenix Group
Replies: 5
Views: 4982

Here is a article about a C-47 that crashed on/near Canton Dec 17, 1943...

http://www.tighar.org/Projects/Earhart/ ... crash.html

eric s
by u23b
Fri Sep 15, 2006 3:51 pm
Forum: Warbirds & Restorations
Topic: what do I need to do?
Replies: 8
Views: 12718

Re: what do I need to do?

You may try the National Air and Space Museum and see what kind of degrees/back grounds are needed.


Maybe some of the folks at http://www.tighar.org have some ideas.
by u23b
Tue Aug 22, 2006 9:00 am
Forum: Books, Video & Other Media
Topic: Amelia Earhart 'The Mystery Solved'
Replies: 3
Views: 6749

Re: Amelia Earhart

Take a look at http://www.tighar.org for another look at what happened to AE and FN.


eric
by u23b
Fri Jul 28, 2006 12:13 pm
Forum: Veterans
Topic: "Besby" Frank Holmes passes - Shot down Yamamoto
Replies: 0
Views: 4323

"Besby" Frank Holmes passes - Shot down Yamamoto

I noticed this story in my local paper this AM: Lt. Col. Besby F. Holmes, holding a model of the P-38 aircraft he flew in World War II, died Sunday. He was 88. Besby Frank Holmes, a World War II ace who helped shoot down Admiral Yamamoto, the mastermind of the Pearl Harbor attack, died Sunday at Mar...
by u23b
Fri Jul 21, 2006 3:30 pm
Forum: Books, Video & Other Media
Topic: Adm. Fletcher and the Battle of Midway - From NPR 2005
Replies: 0
Views: 3950

Adm. Fletcher and the Battle of Midway - From NPR 2005

Here is a short audio program about Admiral Fletcher and the Battle of Midway

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/stor ... Id=4677337

eric
by u23b
Wed May 31, 2006 1:05 pm
Forum: Travel
Topic: Attu Alaska
Replies: 2
Views: 6006

Re: Attu Alaska

Here is a link the http://WWW.NPS.GOV web site. http://www.cr.nps.gov/nr/travel/aviation/att.htm The bottom of the page says you need to have military clearance to visit. My guess is their is some secret stuff for listening to the Soviets/Russians etc etc Does anyone know of a way to visit ATTU? It ...
by u23b
Wed Mar 29, 2006 10:29 am
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: TBD Devastators in Jaluit Lagoon
Replies: 0
Views: 5640

TBD Devastators in Jaluit Lagoon

For all

I actually found the TIGHAR.ORG web link from this site.

http://www.tighar.org/Projects/Devastator/tosave.htm

The Amelia Earhart pages are pretty interesting...

eric
by u23b
Tue Mar 28, 2006 1:00 pm
Forum: Missing/Killed In Action (MIA/KIA)
Topic: Kings Canyon CA MIA
Replies: 2
Views: 5331

Re: Kings Canyon CA MIA

by u23b
Tue Mar 28, 2006 12:14 pm
Forum: Missing/Killed In Action (MIA/KIA)
Topic: Kings Canyon CA MIA
Replies: 2
Views: 5331

Kings Canyon CA MIA

A while ago I posted the discovery of an MIA in Kings Canyon CA.

The ID was completed and I wanted to post an update.

http://www.cnn.com/2006/US/02/03/airman ... index.html


eric s